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Mother redeems life of her daughter by donating her kidney

Yeshey Lhadon Mother is the greatest blessing for a child by God โ€“ this adage has been truly manifested by a mother for her 16-year-old daughter, she donated her kidney to redeem her daughterโ€™s life. Chimi Lhazin Kitshog, a 16-year-old patient with end-stage kidney disease is on her medical journey to get a kidney transplant at Christian Medical College (CMC), …

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Tour guides gear up for tourism reopening

Puran Gurung In preparation for tourism reopening, guides are gearing up for the tourism reopening, some are revising iconography and Buddhism studies, visiting monasteries and also going for hikes to square the inactive years. Trekking guides are assisting local tour operators for domestic tours, and this way, they say is a way to reconcile with their past experiences, which have …

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Druk Thuendrel Tshogpa โ€“ anxiously waiting to be registered

โ€ฆ but every passage of time is worth it Puran Gurung Druk Thuendrel Tshogpa is yet to receive a green signal from the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) to formally get the status of a political party. The Party submitted its application for registration to the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) on May 26, 2022. In the past, parties took …

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SDF of USD 200 paying tourists arrive

Puran Gurung Three tourists are arriving in the country paying the revised Sustainable Development Fee of USD 200. They will follow the revised tourism policy implemented in the country on June 20, 2022.  As per the new tourism policy, tourists will have to pay the revised SDF of USD 200, and also, hiring a tourist guide is mandatory.  Tourists arriving …

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Pseudo-drayang businesses booming

โ€ฆ Government is set to reverify such establishments Puran Gurung Drawing curtains on drayangs in the country has led to emergence of pseudo-drayang business, it looks like a bar and a discotheque put together. Instead of dancers, waitresses come around to sell and serve drinks and they also perform dances on the stage. They prefer wearing western outfits. Today, the …

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